Native Instruments has adapted Traktor Pro for the iOS platform, signaling another step technology that increases the accessibility and lowers the learning curve for DJ equipment. The Traktor DJ iPad app is an entry-level software that exposes the user to everything from loops, finger-trigger sounds, and beatmapping to controlling waveforms
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Woo Audio’s AW7 Fireflies is a high performance vacuum tube headphone amp with a built-in digital to analog converter. It should work with any full-sized headphones, also arriving with a dedicated in-ear monitor jack. The design itself is crisp
Definitive Technology’s Sound Cylinder is a wireless portable speaker for tablets and laptops (or it can be used as a standalone speaker). It clasps onto the bottom of tablet, functioning as a stand. The Sound Cylinder features a 43mm woofer and two 32m
Ludacris’ expanding Soul line of audio products now includes its first non-headphone gadget, the sleek Party in a Box (possibly derived form the infamous SNL skit?) The Soul is supposed to be the ‘newage’ boombox, arriving with wireless capabilities and able to dock an iPad. It features 2 6.5in woofers and 3in drivers, in addition to a mic input. In keeping with th
Zipbuds is known for combining high-quality sound while solving the inconvenience of tangled cords via a patented integrated cable, which functions as a cable for your wires. The Fresh line of earbuds is the premium offering in the company’s line of ea
Pioneer’s DDJ-WeGO controller is one of the more compact, affordable options out there for beginners, featuring the Jog FX (combine and control multiple effects) and Pulse Control (visual prompts for differences in pitch). DDJ-WeGO is now compatible with the Serato DJ Intro software, which is available as a free download.
The DA-E750 is a wireless audio dock from Samsung that boasts faster streaming without a loss in quality. The built-in Vacuum Tube Amp supposedly produces a richer, high-quality sound when coupled with the built-in subwoofer. It also features dual-docking capabilities, which may come in handy when individuals w
Taking it back to the old school without the physical burden, the mini boombox is a simple attachment that docs to an iPod or iPhone. Perfect for those who are nostalgic, it’s a compact (2in x 1.5in x 0.5in) and cheap ($24) accessory.
JBL Onbeat Rumble is yet another docking speaker for Apple gadgets. The speaker boasts a built-in 4.5in subwoofer, high-quality wireless audio streaming, slipstream technology (supposedly reduces distortion), among other features. However, at a price tag of $399, there are cheaper options out there on par with the quality
The Trio, a three-way spherical horn speaker from Avantgarde Acoustics, features state-of-the-art characteristics from a design and audio perspective. The speakers arrive in a unique trio of spherical horn designs, ranging from a 7inch high-r